Daniel Ramos, El Tiemblo, Spain
Winemaker Daniel Ramos
Soil Type Granite and schist
Main Varieties Garnacha, Albillo Real
High up in the Gredos Mountains, Daniel is utilising Garnacha and Albillo Real and combining them with the old ways of viticulture. Expression of variety and terroir his main goal.
This Aussie born winemaker, known to his mates as Kapi (El Capitan) exudes quiet and deep enthusiasm for his homeland and the diversity of terroirs. Around El Tiemblo he's brought to life abandoned vineyards nestled in the harshlands of the Gredos mountain range. Making the wines with minimal intervention he manages to give his Garnachas multiple threads of flavour and a scary depth. His ancient vines Albillo Real is unique for its richness and power.